CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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The world’s oldest tree is facing competition: 3 stories you may have missed

By Vanessa Bauza

June 6, 2022
In case you missed it: Two ancient trees bring attention to the threat of global warming, hybridization could help some animals adapt to rising temperatures and companies must decrease deforestation to prevent climate-related losses.
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Study: How years of wildfires have devastated the Amazon

By Kiley Price

September 1, 2021
For the first time, scientists have quantified the impact these fires have had on animals and plants in the Amazon over the past two decades. And according to their new study published today in Nature, these species are suffering — but there is still time to protect them.
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Your fall reading list: nature edition

By Kiley Price

November 13, 2019
Five books about nature that you need to add to your reading list.
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‘Nature Now’: In new film, climate heavyweights make plea for the planet

By Kiley Price

September 19, 2019
A new film, featuring youth climate activist Greta Thunberg and writer George Monbiot, highlights nature's ability to help stop climate breakdown.
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What on Earth is ‘reforestation’?

By Trisha Calvarese

August 5, 2019
In this installment of “What on Earth?” we explore the “reforestation” — what it is, why it’s important, and how it can help stop climate change.
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